Semester A 2019 - 20 courses offered by Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences (SS)

Important notes for exchange students:

  1. Course availability is subject to confirmation.
  2. Course registration is subject to the approval by the concerned department.
  3. Students should select courses at level B2 to B4 and fulfill course pre-requisites if applicable.
  4. Students should take 12-18 credit units in a semester.
  5. Students wishing to take courses other than the prescribed list below can approach the respective departments for advice and registration upon their arrival at CityU. Enrolment of individual students at such courses are at the discretion of the respective teaching department.
  6. The schedule of the following list will be available in early August for Semester A and early Dec for Semester B. Students are advised to check their courses to avoid any time clash in courses and add/ drop courses within the list on their arrival.
Course Code Course Title Level Language of Instruction Requirement / Restriction Remarks
GE1137 Movies and Psychology B1 English
GE2109 Love, Sex, and Relationships: Psychological Perspectives B2 English Full
GE2129 Psychology for Young Professionals B2 English Full
GE2211 Sexuality, Culture and Diversity B2 Some guest lectures will be conducted in Cantonese. Full
GE2221 Violence and Crime B2 English For students 18 years old and above.
SS1011 Social Welfare and Issues B1 English. Some materials in Chinese will be used.
SS2028 Basic Psychology II B2 English Prerequisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.
SS2029 Basic Sociology B2 English Full
SS2030 Introduction to Criminology B2 English Full
SS2033 Research Methods for Behavioural Sciences B2 English Precursor: "Basic Psychology" or equivalent.
SS2105 Introduction to Social Work B2 English. Some materials in Chinese will be used. Full
SS2712 Personality and Individual Differences B2 English Full
SS3290 Social Work Research B3 English
SS3417 Applied Sociological Theory B3 English
SS3423 Applied Quantitative Research Methods B3 English Precursor: "Social Statistics and Research Methods" or equivalent. Full
SS3710 Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence B3 English Prerequisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.
SS3711 Biological Psychology B3 English Prerequisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.
SS3712 Cognitive Psychology B3 English Pre-requisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.
SS3721 Abnormal Psychology B3 English Pre-requisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.
SS3723 Psychology of Language B3 English Pre-requisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.
SS4300 Advanced Criminological Theory B4 English Prerequisite in "Introduction to Criminology" or equivalent is required.
SS4304 Sexual Offending B4 English Prerequisite in "Introduction to Criminology" or equivalent is required.
SS4715 Introduction to Health Psychology B4 English Prerequisites in "SS2028 Basic Psychology II" and "SS3708 Design & Analysis for Psychological Research" or equivalent are required. Full
SS4716 Introduction to Educational Psychology B4 English Prerequisite in "Basic Psychology" or equivalent is required.

 

Remarks: B2 - Undergraduate courses (elementary level)
  B3 - Undergraduate courses (intermediate/advanced level)
  B4 - Undergraduate courses (advanced level)